running ground

running ground

[′rən·iŋ ¦grau̇nd]
(mining engineering)
Insecure, incoherent ground that may be semiplastic or plastic and deforms readily under pressure.

running ground

Earth in a plastic or semi-plastic state, sand, etc., which will not stand without sheeting.
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The FIA's Anti-Human Trafficking Cell (AHTC) had also been on the lookout running ground checks, surveillance, deploying informants and carrying out raids in Jhelum and Mirpur during the last 15 days to materialise the arrest.
Since the Qatari crisis, the United Arab Emirates has also taken on an increasingly active role in Yemen, running ground campaigns along the western coast and against resistance targets in the South.
But before anything else, the plane will spend months running ground tests which include engine runs and taxi tests to name a few before it even receives clearance to get off the ground.
The villages are often much cooler than anywhere else due to their location, availability of running ground water and the shade and cool air provided by the trees.
Shadow operators attend battalion operations/mission planning meetings--it's the battalions and companies who are running ground missions and using the live UAS.
a Navy SUPPO running ground equipment Reset for the Marine Corps.
and for some distance the running ground was packed with the carriages of the resident gentry and their families.
America's disastrous first raid by paratroopers near Kandahar four weeks ago left commanders nervous about committing troops to long- running ground operations.
This finding agrees with theories that pterosaurs arose from tree-dwelling reptiles rather than from running ground dwellers.
When running ground coffee, the auger filler is fast, accurate, and minimizes seal contamination.
This unforgiving running ground often has been called the `graveyard of the Irish', and six Irish dogs, including the joint-favourites Equal Status and Dillrock North, bit the dust here.
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